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Ilaria Capua winner of the second edition of the Barcelona Hypatia European Science Prize

The Barcelona Hypatia European Science Prize in its second edition recognises Prof. Ilaria Capua, virologist and current Director of the “One Health” Center of Excellence at the University of Florida, for her notable research career in the fields of veterinary medicine and microbiology, for her contributions to science…

May 31, 2021 Read more

Ilaria Capua’s book “Il viaggio segreto dei virus” will be published in Germany at the end of May

We are happy to announce that children’s book “Il viaggio segreto dei virus”  (The Secret Voyage of Viruses) will be published in german by Carl Auer Verlag on 25 May!

We are honoured to be featured by Simons Kehrwoche and thankful to Carl Auer Verlag for remembering when…

May 12, 2021 Read more

Looking back at 15 years of sharing viral genomes to forge ahead

Fifteenyears after the revolutionary decision to make the gene sequence of the avian virus public domain, Ilaria Capua, pioneer of open access science, look beyond Covid-19 on the pages of Stat News

Anniversaries represent an opportunity for revisiting the past to make a leap forward. I’m using a…

May 4, 2021 Read more

The unsung virtue of thermostability

How about developing thermostable vaccines once and for all? Until we abandon the cold chain, equitable vaccination will not be possible. We need to invest in hermostable vaccines now.

Read The unsung virtue of thermostability, Ilaria Capua and Carlo Giaquinto’s letter published on March 23, 2021  on Lancet’s website. 

 

 

March 24, 2021 Read more

Science by the Slice

Science by the Slice is a podcast from the UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education (PIE Center) that explores the science behind issues affecting our daily lives, encompassing public health, agriculture, and natural resources.

Experts discuss the science of complex challenges in our society, then, through analysis and storytelling,…

February 11, 2021 Read more

Here, the huge rainbow within the COVID-19 storm


Last November the medical journal The Lancet published Ilaria Capua and Mario Rasetti’s contribution “Here, the huge rainbow within the Covid-19 storm”.

The real-life experience of the 2020 pandemic has shown us how totally unprepared we were to face such an event,…

February 11, 2021 Read more

Ilaria Capua will be guest of honor of the Council for the United States and Italy

Tuesday 12 January 2021 at 5.00 pm Ilaria Capua will be guest of honor of the Council for the United States and Italy, an independent, private, non-profit  association, launched in 1983 by Gianni Agnelli and David Rockefeller.

His speech The rainbow within Covid19 will be introduced by President Domenico…

January 12, 2021 Read more

Ilaria Capua’s book “Ti conosco mascherina” has been translated into five languages

The children’s book Ti conosco mascherina written by Ilaria Capua and published in Italy last October by Coccinella editore has been translated into five languages. It will soon go on sale in France, Portugal, Poland, Turkey and Slovenia.

Ti conosco mascherina (I know you mascherina!) is a game book…

January 12, 2021 Read more

Discovering the circular nature of Covid-19

There were more than 18,000 views of four online meetings on eight social networks, with hundreds of comments and the involvement and four international partners: the World Bank, Greenpeace International, New York University and 350.org. These were the results of a series of digital talks on Discovering the Circular nature of Covid-19, curated by Elastica…

December 18, 2020 Read more

Ilaria Capua is among the winners of the 39th MASI AWARD

Together with Reinhold Messner and Andrea Rigoni, Ilaria Capua received the Masi Civiltà Veneta 2020 Award on 24 October 2020. This is an important recognition that the Masi Foundation bestows on personalities – Venetian by birth, by family or by adoption – who have distinguished in the fields…

October 24, 2020 Read more

Barcelona Hypatia European Science Prize awarded Dr. Ilaria Capua

The Academia Europaea Barcelona Knowledge Hub is pleased to announce that Dr. Ilaria Capua, current Director of the “One Health” Center of Excellence at the Univeristy of Florida, and a member of the Biochemistry and molecular biology section of the Academy, has been selected as winner of the second edition…

September 22, 2020 Read more